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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from a diminutive of the habitational name Chandon, from places so named in Loire, Indre-et-Loire, and Savoie.
  • A bearer of the name from the Maine region in France is documented in Quebec city in 1712, with the secondary surname L’Éveillé. There was a Chandonnet from Quebec who fought on the side of the rebelling colonists in the American Revolution and was rewarded with land in the area of Chazy, NY, at the end of the war.

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